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[movies]Gasoline For Everybody
Production, refining and distribution of gasoline.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 2,946 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Down the Gasoline Trail - Handy (Jam) Organization
Producer's synopsis: "Real photography and cartoon animation tell what happens to a drop of gasoline from the time it is put into the gasoline tank of a Chevrolet to the time it brings to life all the power of the Valve-In-Head engine." 06:13:07:10 06:13:13:08 "CU disembodied hand of man putting gas pump into tank of 1930s Chevrolet / year 1936 indicated on license plate / ""gasoline, liquid power…"" AUDIO" 06:13:13:10 06:13:15:29 CU car dashboard instrument indicating fuel tank on empty 06:13...
Downloads: 196
[movies]Down the Gasoline Trail - Handy (Jam) Organization
Producer's synopsis: "Real photography and cartoon animation tell what happens to a drop of gasoline from the time it is put into the gasoline tank of a Chevrolet to the time it brings to life all the power of the Valve-In-Head engine." 06:13:07:10 06:13:13:08 "CU disembodied hand of man putting gas pump into tank of 1930s Chevrolet / year 1936 indicated on license plate / ""gasoline, liquid power…"" AUDIO" 06:13:13:10 06:13:15:29 CU car dashboard instrument indicating fuel tank on empty 06:13...
Downloads: 151
[movies]Down the Gasoline Trail - Handy (Jam) Organization
Cartoon showing what happens to a drop of gasoline from the time it flows into the gas tank to when it is exploded in the engine cylinder. This "fantastic voyage" through a glisteningly clean Chevrolet engine is an excellent example of the soft-sell industrial, where the product that's promoted is hardly ever mentioned by name.
Keywords: Automobiles: Engineering; Oil industry; Animation: Advertising
Downloads: 36,635 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies]Gasoline Trails
clay animation shows Roop crafting puppet figures Black characters and animals from: http://dinosaurs.nhm.org/dinosaurs/ "Among [Willis] O'Brien's animation assistants on The Lost World was Los Angeles sculptor J. L. Roop, of whom the Museum's Seaver Center for Western History Research maintains a collection of scrapbooks, photographs, articles and other items. One of Roop's models from The Lost World is housed in the Museum's History Department...
Downloads: 976 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Inside Story of Modern Gasoline, The - Fairbanks (Jerry) Inc.
Combination animation/live-action film showing how gasoline is refined and used. With striking images of gas stations, auto travel, and automobiles.
Keywords: Oil industry; Automobiles; Occupations: Petroleum industry
Downloads: 21,744 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Inside Story of Modern Gasoline, The - Fairbanks (Jerry) Inc.
Describes (in partly animated form: "talking gasoline drops," etc!) the refining of gasoline, its chemical breakdown, etc; excellent shots of gasoline stations (with the "Royal Crown" glass globes atop the gas pumps; striking images), and oil refineries. Good shots fo stop light changing from red to green; driver's POV on Western highway; CU speedometer accelerating to 50 MPH; CU gas jet stovetop; beautiful Chrysler "Town and Country" ("Woody") on rural highway...
Downloads: 378
[movies]Home Movie: 97279: Esso Stations at Night
Esso, gasoline stations, service stations
Keywords: home movies; prelinger
Downloads: 149
[movies]Extra (Esso Screen Ad) - Unknown
Part-animated screen ad for Esso "Extra" gasoline.
Keywords: Advertising: Screen ads; Animation: Advertising; Oil industry
Downloads: 42,061 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies]More Dangerous Than Dynamite
Warns housewives about the effects of cleaning clothes with Gasoline.
Downloads: 52,736 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(25 reviews)
[movies]Free Air - Handy (Jam) Organization
Dramatic depiction of how gasoline and air mix to provide power in the automobile engine.
Keywords: Automobiles: Engineering
Downloads: 7,410 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Exclusively Yours
Texaco sales film aimed at Texaco dealers, introducing a new high octane gasoline with the additive "Petrox." Excellent cutaway engine illustrates pistons in use; also good animation of same. Shows advertising in support of product roll-out.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 2,178 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Today -and Yesterday Newsreel (1929)
New York in the pre-jazz era, Fifth Avenue now in the Age of Gasoline!, the long skirt returns - A Duff Gordon Creation c. 1914 vs fashion 15 yrs later , spped boats,
Downloads: 1,440 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Yours - Exclusively - Radio Productions, Inc. (New York City)
Texaco sales film aimed at Texaco dealers, introducing a new high octane gasoline with the additive "Petrox." Excellent cutaway engine illustrates pistons in use; also good animation of same. Shows advertising in support of product roll-out. Especially inexpert, amateurish presentation by company officials and researchers, forced smiles, strangely grim faces, shifty-eyed looking at the camera.
Downloads: 390 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 1, No. 1) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including: the building of Norris Dam in Tennessee; an automobile racing an ice boat across a lake in Mt. Clemens, Michigan; gasoline economy tests on Detroit streets; women showing off their hairstyles in an automobile moving along New York City streets; the Soap Box Derby at Dayton, Ohio; and a miniature dog riding in the glove compartment of an automobile in San Francisco.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels
Downloads: 7,620 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Sinclair Driveway Selling and Appearance - Handy (Jam) Organization
11:10:43:06 Shot from car slowly passing a Sinclair gas station in late 1950s early 1960s, signs outside of gas station advertise �Clean Restrooms� , �Open 24 Hours� , gas priced at 28.9 cents per gallon and a �Free 2 lb. Sugar with 10 gallons�11:11:37:09 Pan over Sinclair gas/service station in late 1950s early 1960s, sign in front of car garage advertises �$2 wheels balanced� deal...
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[movies]MS-3 - Davis (Sid) Productions
Marketing plan of Tidewater Oil Company and duPont for 1960. "Power is the key note of today's car. . .Power for when it is needed" vs. the threat of "power clog", which happens from cars idling instead of operating at full speed. DuPont's MS-3 prevents against "power clog" and as " a polyfunctional product, it0643 is primarily a metal suppressor, hence the designation MS". Explains the improvements being made in gasolines by conducting scientific experiments that demonstrate the difference betw...
Downloads: 135
[movies]All Out for Victory - Unknown
"We know that victory is won only through the sweat of workers and the blood of soldiers. Out there, there isn't one unimportant soldier, back here there isn't a single unimportant worker." Another film about the critical importance of wartime production brought home through stories of individual workers. Refitting of Firestone plants for wartime production. Manufacturing of truck tires, tank tracks, machine gun ammunition, gasoline tanks; anti-aircraft guns; barrage balloons; life vests; Many w...
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[movies]On the Run - Davis (Sid) Productions
About well-behaved teenagers who compete in the Mobilgas Economy Run. Excellent teens dancing in San Francisco malt shop. This film, narrated by a teen-age girl, is an account of how she got her high school involved in the "Safety Economy Run" of the California AAA (supervised by Ray Burton in San Francisco). Because of one bully who skids the tires of his hot rod outside the school the neighbors have been complaining, the school had threatened to close the student parking lot, and her father wa...
Downloads: 857 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Balance - Handy (Jam) Organization
DRAMATIZES THE BALANCE PERFORMANCE OF THE MODERN AUTOMOBILE, SHOWING HOW ALL PARTS WORK TOGETHER. Onscreen footage: horse-drawn Borden's milk wagon (excellent), milkman delivering milk bottles; MCU milk bottle placed on front porch; baby playing with ribbon in baby carriage; middle aged man bouncing young child on his knee (grandson or granddaughter); Brinks armored car / truck, man with money bag steps into truck accompanied by armed guard; Brinks truck on urban street; man and woman riding on ...
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[movies][Home Movies: Prince Edward Island]
screening notes: Prince Edward Island. Begins in B&W / Empire Caicos name painted on hull and funnel / poster for Variety Concert to be held in D.B.C. Rec Hall, North Dartmouth, April 27 and 28th / INT North Dartmouth Recreation Hall dance / musicians and partygoers / 2 people in blackface / VS women, babies and others posing / VS seacoast and ferry / street by Monarch Ford dealership and Superior gasoline station / brief interior of food market / young woman jitterbugging (good) / musicians / m...
Downloads: 899 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]More Dangerous Than Dynamite - Panorama Pictures
Presents an object lesson in fire safety, showing fires starting from the use of an electric iron, a lamp cord under a rug, cigar and cigarette stubs, turning a light out while in the bathtub, burning rubbish in the yard, gas burners, and using gasoline or naphtha for cleaning clothes. Great series of explosions at the start. From comments at the internet Archive: "The intro sound is the same as for "Bank Alarm" and the ending music is the same for just about every "Grand National Picture" (Capt...
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[movies]More Dangerous Than Dynamite - Panorama Pictures
Presents an object lesson in fire safety, showing fires starting from the use of an electric iron, a lamp cord under a rug, cigar and cigarette stubs, turning a light out while in the bathtub, burning rubbish in the yard, gas burners, and using gasoline or naphtha for cleaning clothes. Great series of explosions at the start. From comments at the internet Archive: "The intro sound is the same as for "Bank Alarm" and the ending music is the same for just about every "Grand National Picture" (Capt...
Downloads: 102
[movies]More Dangerous Than Dynamite - Panorama Pictures
Presents an object lesson in fire safety, showing fires starting from the use of an electric iron, a lamp cord under a rug, cigar and cigarette stubs, turning a light out while in the bathtub, burning rubbish in the yard, gas burners, and using gasoline or naphtha for cleaning clothes. Great series of explosions at the start. From comments at the internet Archive: "The intro sound is the same as for "Bank Alarm" and the ending music is the same for just about every "Grand National Picture" (Capt...
Downloads: 211
[movies][Home Movies: Western Railroad Trip]
Shots of West from moving railroad train. Grand Canyon and old Rim Drive tour buses. Saying goodbye at railroad platform and embarking on train. Embarking on steamship journey on the "President Coolidge." Picnic Very brief shot (1 or 2 frames) of couple standing by sign reading "Dangerous / No Trespassing / Carpenter Irrigation District / Serrano Irrigation District / The Irvine Company" Pasadena railroad station sign Steam locomotive pulling train into Pasadena station Passengers disembarking S...
Downloads: 295
[movies]More Power to You - Handy (Jam) Organization
Old DC-3 ? airplane flying 3-stack ocean liner 2 shots of passenger trains in motion aerial flyover huge oilfield with many wells (great) oil wells VS drilling sequence: rotary drill motor, steam engine driving drill, inserting length of pipe to lengthen stem; drill lowered from tower; animation showing drill bit through different subterranean strata and reaching oil sand (porous rock) Animation: lowering casing, oil flowing up through screen and pipe to surface Cleaning out well – blowing out...
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[movies]Frontiers of the Future (A Screen Editorial With Lowell Thomas) - Audio Productions, Inc. in collaboration with National Industrial Council
Full of GREAT stock shots of 1930s manufacturing, research laboratories and industry Lowell Thomas sitting at desk in studio Art card: map of United States with various shots matted in “There are no new frontiers within our borders.” “To what new horizons can we look now? Where are tomorrow’s opportunities? What’s ahead in America for you and your children?” Men and women walking towards light, indistinct rapture space (great shot) Lighted question mark in sky (good) Dramatized Commi...
Downloads: 297
[movies]Coach for Cinderella, A - Handy (Jam) Organization
Seven of the one hundred and eighteen films in Jam Handy's Direct Mass Selling series (see notes for Down the Gasoline Trail) were Technicolor cartoons resembling the studio animation of the period. We do not yet know who the animators were, but it is clear they were drawn from the best of the Hollywood cartoon cadre. A Coach for Cinderella, the first industrial film produced in Technicolor, was the best of Jam Handy's animations and has been a favorite of animation collectors and historians for...
Downloads: 256
[movies][Home Movies: X-Country, 1938, No. 1]
Screening notes in can should be transcribed.people smiling at camera while they stand at some kind of viewpoint (nice faces)array of signs, including "Welcome to St. Louis," "City Route 66 St. Louis," US 40 Bypass, US 66, "To Go Thru St. Louis Follow City Route 66".Great shots of families lounging in garden or yard of restaurantPan past sign "Please Pay When Served"POV, 2-lane concrete highwayPan over very bare Western motor court with plain square buildings; at end of pan billboards for Standa...
Downloads: 2,320 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Frontiers of the Future (A Screen Editorial With Lowell Thomas) - Audio Productions, Inc. in collaboration with National Industrial Council
Full of GREAT stock shots of 1930s manufacturing, research laboratories and industry Lowell Thomas sitting at desk in studio Art card: map of United States with various shots matted in “There are no new frontiers within our borders.” “To what new horizons can we look now? Where are tomorrow’s opportunities? What’s ahead in America for you and your children?” Men and women walking towards light, indistinct rapture space (great shot) Lighted question mark in sky (good) Dramatized Commi...
Downloads: 299
[movies]Diesel Story, The - Shell Oil Company
The history of the Diesel engine, from the Pre-Dioesel engines of the late 1800s (Hot Bulb, Steam, Gas and Gasoline) to Rudolph Diesel and recreated 1890s experiments with the new Diesel Engine. Various diagrams of the Diesel Engine principle (of early and later desing) are shown, as well as major developments in the Diesel Engine (such as Airless Injection of the 1920s). "Modern" uses of the Diesel engine (ca 1950) are then shown (such as ships, Greyhound Bus, tractors, etc.)...
Downloads: 2,117
[movies]Coach for Cinderella, A - Handy (Jam) Organization
Seven of the one hundred and eighteen films in Jam Handy's Direct Mass Selling series (see notes for Down the Gasoline Trail) were Technicolor cartoons resembling the studio animation of the period. We do not yet know who the animators were, but it is clear they were drawn from the best of the Hollywood cartoon cadre. A Coach for Cinderella, the first industrial film produced in Technicolor, was the best of Jam Handy's animations and has been a favorite of animation collectors and historians for...
Downloads: 239
[movies]Wide World Music Hall Announcement - Handy (Jam) Organization
This praise of Ford tractors shows the $60,000 dollars worth of experiments and testing performed on the tractors, the details of their assembly and construction, and the international importance of these tractors. With "traditional" music of different geographical locations, the film flips between the images of the various men working with their tractors and seemingly simultaneously breaking to enjoy a meal with their women and children and their traditional beverage.Slow fade into the center o...
Downloads: 223
[movies]Game's the Same, The - Dallas Jones Productions
19:01:40:13 1950s gas station attendant closes hood of 1950s Chevrolet, man in car pays gas station attendant wearing work suit and hat with Standard Oil patches. 19:02:41:01 1950s car pulls up to gas pumps at Standard Service station; two gas mups each with a crown on top. 19:03:14:24 Standard service station attendant cleans back window of 1950s car then pumps gas; atlas tires advertised on window of Standard service station...
Downloads: 1,328 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Sinclair at the World's Fair - Handy (Jam) Organization
Great color; comprehensive footage of 1964-65 New York World’s Fair. 17:12:10:07 Large sign in arch “Peace Through Understanding” with palatial Chinese building in background. 17:12:26:06 Great shot of the Unisphere, world globe statue in fountain at New York World’s Fair. 17:13:40:23 GM General Motors advertisement at the New York World’s Fair. 17:13:43:00 GE General Electric neon sign. 17:13:45:09 Spinning duPont sign...
Downloads: 2,799 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 1, No. 1) - Handy (Jam) Organization
BUILDING OF NORRIS DAM IN TENN. VALLEY. ICEBOAT RACES AUTO ON LAKE. GAS ECONOMY TESTS ON DETROIT STREETS. HAIR STYLIST & MODELS SHOW STYLES. DAYTON SOAP BOX DERBY. MINIATURE DOG IN GLOVE COMPARTMENT. VS CAR & DOG. Trumpet fanfare; Title Card: "Chevrolet Leader News" superimposed over trumpets. Title Cards_x001D_Trumpets_x001D_Instruments, Musical Title Card: "Tennessee Valley" over TVA project. Tennessee Valley Authority...
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[movies]Black Marketing - U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures
Great 1940s gangster film. Great shots of mobsters in the country and doing black market business with butchers. Great courtroom scenes with prosecutor delivering speech to jury. 19:22:39:18 VS Harry W. Jones, attorney, addressing jury in courtroom hearing a case on a black market operation. 19:23:21:06 VS shot of impassioned prosecutor speaking to jury: “We aim to put these black market operators behind bars; whenever and wherever we find them...
Downloads: 4,483 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies][Home Movies: Western U.S., New Mexico, Mexico, California, Colorado, Utah]
Many good travel and automobile tourism shots on this reel, but exposure and color quality uneven. [Kodachrome] driving POV / Fort Knox sign / LS Fort Knox gold depository / sign: "3 States View Tourist Welcome" / US 51 - Illinois 3 - Illinois 37 signs stacked on top of one another / sign: Mississippi River / sign: "Junction Mississippi & Ohio Rivers / pan over river from bridge / LS iron bridge over river / arch over highway, pan right to gasoline station and building with painted sign "Whiskey...
Downloads: 984 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 5, No. 2) - Handy (Jam) Organization
PUMPING WATER IN ARKANSAS RICE FIELDS. BACKYARD FACTORY TURNS OUT MODEL YACHT FITTINGS. POLICE STUDY STREET TRAFFIC BY MOVIES TAKEN FROM BALLOON. FLORIDA WOMAN'S FENCING CHAMPION SHOWS HOW TO KEEP FIT. BABY CHICKS AIRSHIPPED FROM FLORIDA TO SOUTH AMERICA. Montage of small airplane taking off, woman in front seat of car, spinning automobile tire (Chevrolet), women playing badminton, car driving. Title Card: "Chevrolet Leader News" over montage...
Downloads: 241
[movies]Good Health Practices (Part 1) - Avis Films
Judy and Jim enjoy everyday living because they keep healthy. Includes good health practices related to eating, going to the toilet, cleanliness, rest, and sleep. Compares an engine's use of fuel with the body's use of fuel. brother and sister play; sled in snow; play in water along beach; do laundry; together; car gets gasoline; girl doing homework; food groups; CU fan belt; CU car tailpipe; Medium shot: toilet bowl; CU flushing toilet; washing hands; boy and girl eat food; "Eat slowly and chew...
Downloads: 1,220
[movies]When the Circuit Breaks: America's Energy Crisis - Concept Films, Inc.
Explains that all forms of energy have circuit breakers; when demand exceeds supply, the circuit breaks; when several circuits break at the same time, we have an energy crisis. Examines the traditional sources of energy, looks at the present to show how demand is steadily gaining on supply, and looks to the future to see what new sources of energy show the greatest promise. Can serve as a springboard for discussion on what each person can do right now to cope with the energy problem...
Downloads: 680
[movies]Destination Earth - Sutherland (John) Productions in Association With Film Counselors, Inc.
This animated cartoon follows the adventures of "Colonel Cosmic," a Martian, as he learns that Oil and Competition are the two things that make America great. It is a sci-fi-influenced economic tract on the strengths of Earth-style free enterprise economics, compared to a stagnating Mars under the fist of a certain Mr. Ogg, who centrally controls the Martian economy. In the film, a Martian undercover agent flies from Mars to Earth to learn about the oil industry, and finds that the lack of gover...
Downloads: 571
[movies]X Marks the Spot - Handy (Jam) Organization
22:31:27:02 - 22:52:36:02 B/W Sound 1944 "X Marks the Spot" by the State of New Jersey Department of Motor Vehicles. Prologue delivered by Commissioner Arthur W. Magee. Careless & inconsiderate drivers cause accidents & deaths during war time. New Jersey driver Joe is killed at an intersection in a residential area. His guardian angel man (looks like gangster) takes him before the judge where examples of every type of driving mistake is made by the deceased...
Downloads: 449
[movies]Destination Earth - Sutherland (John) Productions in Association With Film Counselors, Inc.
This animated cartoon follows the adventures of "Colonel Cosmic," a Martian, as he learns that Oil and Competition are the two things that make America great. It is a sci-fi-influenced economic tract on the strengths of Earth-style free enterprise economics, compared to a stagnating Mars under the fist of a certain Mr. Ogg, who centrally controls the Martian economy. In the film, a Martian undercover agent flies from Mars to Earth to learn about the oil industry, and finds that the lack of gover...
Downloads: 723
[movies]Stillman Fires Collection: Industrial Fires
from Stillman Fires Collection.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 1,259 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Something for Nothing - Handy (Jam) Organization
Cartoonist Rube Goldberg creates a little animation to explain how fuel is converted to power in the modern automobile engine.
Keywords: Animation: Rube Goldberg; Automobiles: Engineering
Downloads: 15,446 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Farm Petroleum Safety

Downloads: 2,454 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]All Out for Victory - Unknown
Contributions of handicapped and disabled workers to World War II industrial production.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront
Downloads: 6,876 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Crimes of Carelessness

Downloads: 5,834 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]RCA Victor Commercial

Downloads: 28,627 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
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